Registered in England Company No. 01269980Registered as a Charity No. 272565
ESB promotes and assesses Spoken English in a wide range of educational centres: Junior and Senior Schools, Further and Higher Educational Colleges, Universities, Prisons, Adult Learning centres and in the training sectors of industry and business.
ESB offers a full range of progressive qualifications, recognised and mapped to the relevant National Core Curriculum requirements.
ESB is a charitable organisation, founded in 1953, and pioneered the practice and assessment of oral communication and its fundamental importance to education.
ESB has grown into an international organisation assessing extensively in the UK, in European countries such as Italy and Spain, and throughout the Far East.
"The English Speaking Board's mission is to promote clear, effective oral communication at all levels by providing high quality assessments, training and services in the UK and overseas, recognising and encouraging the potential of all."
Every Student Benefits!
ESB assessments encourage the value and place of the individual, based on the sound ideals of citizenship.
Education is a wonderful gift, but to give someone the confidence and skills to be able to communicate that learning through the spoken word is the greatest gift of all.
Contact ESB for further information on any of our syllabuses to see how Every Student Benefits.
ESB Registered Centre Status An ESB Registered Centre is one accepted by ESB to offer the Board's assessments. It signifies commitment to standards in preparing candidates for assessment, compliance with administrative and regulatory requirements and liaison with the Board to enhance quality assurance for all users.
All centres offering ESB assessments must hold Registered Centre status.
Customer Liaison Services The main customer service contact is the ESB Head Office at Ormskirk with its administrative team led by the Examinations Manager. Staff there can refer centres to specialist sector personnel. ESB supplies a Guidelines for Organisers booklet and a regular Newsletter. There is a Helpline, accessed through the office, specifically for syllabus queries and related information. Information Officers are available to visit new centres to provide initial advice and guidance.
ESB promotes and assesses Spoken English in a wide range of educational centres:
Junior and Senior Schools, Further and Higher Educational Colleges, Universities,
Prisons, Adult Learning centres and in the training sectors of industry and business.